Koreatown // Featured Short

Koreatown

At a discreet host bar in Los Angeles, Kyeong uses his talent and charm to create the illusion of love for the women who hire him. When a new client pays him for a “2nd round,” Kyeong discovers too late that behind her kindly demeanor lies a disturbing request The[…]

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Freedom Song // Daily Short Picks

Freedom Song

Chris Robertson, a high school senior in Los Angeles, performs a powerful essay he wrote as he walks the empty hallways and classrooms of his high school. Shot on 35mm Kodak film in one continuous 4:10 second take, the film highlights topics of freedom and oppression while the visuals serve[…]

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Pop // Short Film Trailer

Pop

Renee is a stoned slacker obsessed with popping her zits – until the zits start popping back! Unmanned’s new body-horror comedy tackles bizzaro L.A. culture, cosmic terror, body image issues and demonic pimples, infused with a helping of evil puss tentacles and 1970s sci-fi sexploitation for good measure.

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Thirsty Girl // Daily Short Picks

Thirsty Girl

Lily, a once apathetic millennial now throws herself into the task of saving Los Angeles from the intensifying water crisis as a means to avoid her own reality that she is losing her mother to cancer. Heroic intentions aside, Lily alienates those around her as she descends into self destruction[…]

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Dear Mother / Daily Short Picks

Dear Mother

Like thousands of Korean orphans since the 1950s, Kayla Tange was adopted by an American family and brought to the United States as an infant in 1983. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she works as an exotic dancer and as a performance artist. In 2011, Kayla made arrangements[…]

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It's Not what You Know // Featured Short Film

It’s Not What You Know

A man shows up at a Los Angeles house party with a plan and a mysterious lunchbox, but things take a turn when he runs into someone from his past. Out of a simple idea and some powerful moments, It’s Not What You Know came from friends staying at Ava[…]

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N6-4Q: Born Free || Daily Short Picks

N6-4Q: Born Free

After spending almost half a century in Los Angeles, originally in search of revolution, ultimately the owner of a pet fish store, Kyoto is forced by financial situations and health issues to return to his home country, Japan.

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Six Degrees || Daily Short Picks

Six Degrees

“Six degrees of separation” is the theory of how everybody is connected, in six steps or less. Where can a journey through the six degrees take you, if you let random encounters decide your path? This observing documentary puts the theory to the test, and brings you along on a[…]

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Missed Call || Daily Short Picks

Missed Call

She smiles on the outside, and everyone thinks she’s doing fine but inside, she’s one step away from the edge. Kirsten is a successful woman, madly in love with her boyfriend Luke back home in Chicago. In Los Angeles for a brief meeting to discuss selling her cupcake business, she[…]

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Loco || Daily Short Picks

Loco

Loco is out of jail and acts for the good of his community. His life found balance now. Until he runs into an old acquaintance.

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